Interview with Alfred G. Gilman, 1994 Nobel Laureate in Physiology or Medicine, at University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, in April 2007. The interviewer is Adam Smith, Editor-in-Chief of Nobelprize.org.
Alfred Gilman talks about his childhood passion for science, the attributes of his early mentors (9:58), how he came to work at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas (18:48), the four Nobel Laureates in the faculty at UT Southwestern (25:28), the impact of receiving a Nobel Prize (42:05), and the future of scientific research in the United States (55:25).
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